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It was ugly. It was funny. In the end, though, it was all Michael Hancock running away with the thing. Going from the projects to the mayor's office isn't exactly rags to riches; more like rags to flannels and khakis. It's a good story, though.
As Denver's mayoral candidates address the contentious issue of how fully Denver should participate in Secure Communities, a federal agency announces a major study of the program--to determine its effectiveness, fairness and cost.
James Mejia today said he has known both Chris Romer and Michael Hancock for years. His endorsement of Romer, he said, is because he believes Romer is most prepared to be mayor and shares many of Mejia's own ideals.
You thought the Denver mayor's race was maybe a little boring, that maybe the candidates were fairly interchangeable, give or take gender and skin color. Well, now that we are down to two, the gloves seem to be coming off.
Former candidate for Denver mayor Theresa Spahn on Thursday endorsed Chris Romer for mayor. Spahn, always a dark horse candidate nonetheless appealed to certain element of the electorate who appreciated her low-key intelligence and thoughtful approach to issues.
Denver mayoral candidate Michael Hancock today sent out a press release touting the green initiatives he will push as mayor. Turns out he isn't the only mayoral candidate with a green plan. See them all here.
Denver Mayoral Candidate James Mejia today issued a statement in support of SB 126, the Asset Bill which provides undocumented students access to higher education. He called for quick passage of the bill by the Colorado House of Representatives.